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Jay Jacob's to Provide Keynote

2016-09-20 00:00:00 +0000

Jay Jacobs will provide the Keynote talk entitled The State of (Viz) Security at VizSec 2016. The information security industry is changing rapidly (like always). It’s worthwhile to take a moment to stop and look around to figure out if we are still on a good path. Join Jay Jacobs as he takes looks back over his career along with 12 years of VizSec and takes stock of where we are and some areas we should be moving towards.

VizSec 2016 Registration

2016-09-08 00:00:00 +0000

IEEE VIS Conference Registration is open. VizSec is one day, so please register for at least a one day pass.

We look forward to seeing you at VizSec in October!

VizSec 2016 Call for Papers

2016-04-11 00:00:00 +0000

We are pleased to announce that the VizSec 2016 Call for Papers is officially open! You have until August 1, 2016 to complete your submission.

Technical research papers may present techniques, applications, theory, analysis, experiments, or evaluations. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Situation awareness and/or understanding
  • Incident handling including triage, exploration, correlation, and response
  • Computer forensics
  • Recording and reporting results of investigations
  • Assisting proactive security configuration and deployment
  • Reverse engineering and malware analysis
  • Vulnerability management
  • Multiple data source analysis
  • Analyzing information requirements for computer network defense
  • Evaluation and/or user testing of VizSec systems
  • Criteria for assessing the effectiveness of cyber security visualizations (whether from a security goal perspective or a human factors perspective)
  • Modeling system and network behavior
  • Modeling attacker and defender behavior
  • Studying risk and impact of cyber attacks
  • Predicting future attacks or targets
  • Security metrics and education
  • Software security
  • Mobile application security
  • Social networking privacy and security


New for 2016, we will be accepting short case study papers describing practical applications of security visualization – we welcome discussions on lessons learned, success stories, challenges, and insights gained from cyber security visualization in practice. We invite cyber security practitioners from industry, as well as the research community, to submit case studies.

We look forward to your submissions, and to hearing about your experiences at VizSec in October!

Full details about the Call for Papers

VizSec 2015 papers are in the IEEE DL

2015-11-11 00:00:00 +0000

Papers for 2015 are now in the IEEE Digital Library.

The presentation from Greg Conti’s keynote is also on the web site.

For link to papers and keynote presentation, see http://vizsec.org/vizsec2015/

Papers for VizSec 2015

2015-10-22 00:00:00 +0000

We have made the papers that will be presented at VizSec 2015 available on a password protected site for those who will be coming to the conference and want to read the papers ahead.

Please send an email to vizsec2015@easychair.org and we will send you the URL and password.